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World War 2 bomb recovered from Thames, London City Airport shut

12 February 2018

Airlines including City Jet, Flybe, and British Airways fly in and out on London City Airport every day.

London City Airport has been closed after an unexploded World War Two bomb was found in the River Thames nearby.

Flight operators like British Airways have canceled most of their flights inbound and outbound from London City Airport on Monday while airline companies like Flybe and Cityjet have canceled most of their morning flights. A 214 metre exclusion zone is in place around George V dock in east London, which is close to the airport.

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"The airport is cooperating fully with the Met Police and Royal Navy and working hard to safely remove the device and resolve the situation as quickly as possible".

Specialist officers and the Royal Navy confirmed the device was explosive and the airport was shut at 22:00.

Robert Sinclair, the airport's chief executive, said: "I recognise this is causing inconvenience for our passengers, and in particular some of our local residents".

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Transport for London tweeted: "The airport has been closed due to an emergency services incident. Passengers are advised not to travel to the airport until further notice", the statement continued.

"The operation to remove the ordnance is ongoing in partnership with our colleagues in the Royal Navy", the police added.

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World War 2 bomb recovered from Thames, London City Airport shut